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#99333 - 07/09/08 03:02 PM wanted: stuff sack plans?
wanderingscott Offline
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Registered: 04/14/08
Posts: 13
Loc: Austin, TX
Hi. Anybody have any plans or links to some good DIY stuffsacks?
I think that will be my first project.
Thanks,
Scott

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#99334 - 07/09/08 04:54 PM Re: wanted: stuff sack plans? [Re: wanderingscott]
captn Offline
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Registered: 08/09/05
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thru-hiker.com has instructions in their workshop/articles area.

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#99335 - 07/10/08 12:53 AM Re: wanted: stuff sack plans? [Re: wanderingscott]
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Registered: 10/05/05
Posts: 461
Loc: Lyon, France
Take a rectangular piece of fabric (what size you need), fold in half, sew side and bottom, hem the top part about half an inch, leave a small opening in that hem, slide a cord into the hem, finished, easy.If you want something more "round", sew side and bottom, then sew/cut the corners about one third of the bottom width. If you definitely want something perfect, cut a circle, measure it's circumference, use this measurement for the rectangle, sew the two pieces together, hem, etc...The good thing is you can custom make lots of gear derived from this construction afterwards.

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#99336 - 07/10/08 07:07 AM Re: wanted: stuff sack plans? [Re: wanderingscott]
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Google is your friend.

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#99337 - 07/10/08 10:15 PM Re: wanted: stuff sack plans? [Re: wanderingscott]
wanderingscott Offline
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Registered: 04/14/08
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Loc: Austin, TX
Thanks Ya'll...Made my first tonight!

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#99338 - 07/11/08 03:52 AM Re: wanted: stuff sack plans? [Re: wanderingscott]
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Stuff sacks are real simple and there is a gazillion ways of sewing them. In the pannier directions I posted, there are some directions there, just ignore the webbing and lid.
http://www.backpacking.net/makegear.html
TB
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#99339 - 07/11/08 06:37 AM Re: wanted: stuff sack plans? [Re: TurkeyBacon]
wanderingscott Offline
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Registered: 04/14/08
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Loc: Austin, TX
Thanks TB! Nice panniers too.

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